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Twillight Carillon Recital

Saturday, June 3, 6:00 pm

David Christensen, University Carillonneur


David Christensen, University Carillonneur, rings in Spring at this annual concert.

Music by Joannes de Gruytters, Francois Couperin, John Stuart Archer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Matthias Ven den Gheyn, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Robert Giracello. Also on the program will be selections from "Showboat" by Jerome Kern.

1.
Selections from the Carillon Book of Joannes de Gruytters (1746)
Two Menuets
Joannes de Gruytters
Gigue
Francois Couperin

2.
Suite No. 2
John Stuart Archer
Minuet
Aria
Hornpipe

3.
Laudate Dominum (Vesperae Solennes de Confessore)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Arr. Bernard Winsemius

4.
Prelude No. 4 in D Minor
Matthias Van den Gheyn

5.
Amor Y Perfidia
Heitor Villa-Lobos

6.
Valse Francaise
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Arr. Ed Nassor

7.
Awiting Bayang
Robert Giracello
Bahay Kubo
Sitsiritsit

8.
Showboat
Jerome Kern
Make Believe
Bill
Can’t Help Loving That Man
Old Man River

9.
Folksongs
Chiapanecas - Mexico
Arr. Ronald Barnes
All the Pretty Little Horses - United States
Arr Milford Myhre
Cincinatti - United States

10.
Fugue in C Major
Matthias Van den Gheyn

Unless otherwise indicated, arrangements are by the performer.

David Christensen has been University Carillonneur at UC Riverside for 29 years and plays regular weekly concerts throughout the school year. He has performed at many carillons throughout the United States and Canada, including the University of Michigan, University of Toronto, UC Santa Barbara, University of Chicago, Longwood Gardens, and Princeton University. Mr. Christensen also gives instruction in carillon and organ to UCR students. Several compositions for organ are published by the Kenwood Press.